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Celebrate The Holidays With Wedgewood Events

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Celebrate The Holidays With Wedgewood Events

With the holiday season coming soon, it's time to think about fun holiday festivities. That's especially true if you're the one planning your company holiday party - there's a lot of pressure to put on an event that the whole company will rave about. And you want to enjoy the event too! Not sure...

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How to Plan the Best Bachelor/ette Party | Wedgewood Weddings

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How to Plan the Best Bachelor/ette Party

Your best friend has spent months planning their special day and now it's time to celebrate their upcoming nuptials with a bachelor/bachelorette party! This "last hurrah" with friends before getting married is a time-honored tradition that provides the perfect outlet for the groom- or bride-to-be...

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Couple hugging and planning their budget

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Newly Engaged? Make These 5 Money Moves

After your exciting engagement, you're inevitably going to have a lot of planning to do. While it may be tempting to jump headfirst into scheduling an engagement shoot or sending out “save the dates,” remember that financial planning should be at the forefront of your conversations as a newly...

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8 Unique Wedding Registries You'll Love - Wedgewood Weddings

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8 Unique Wedding Registries You'll Love

One of the most fun steps of wedding planning is creating your wedding registry! Historically, this has meant registering with one or two big-brand stores to select the items you'd appreciate receiving as wedding gifts. As weddings have evolved over the past few years, so have the options for...

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Create The Ultimate Wedding Registry With These 8 Pro Tips

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8 Pro Tips for Creating the Ultimate Wedding Registry

Creating a registry for your wedding is often the most fun item on the to-do list! While shopping is exciting (especially for wedding gifts), the abundant options available to modern couples can get overwhelming. Fear not—we're here to help. We've put together all the steps you need to conquer your...

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Top Wedding Registry Stores to Choose From

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Top Wedding Registry Stores to Choose From

There are so many places you can register for your wedding gifts. Not only are there dozens of retailers you can visit, but online options are growing more and more popular too. I mean, c'mon, crossing your wedding registry off your list without even leaving your couch? Score. But what options are...

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Wedding Party Gift Ideas For Your

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Wedding Party Gift Ideas For Your "I Do" Crew

You’ve found the love of your life, but you still need your friends to stand by your side during the wedding — and during happily ever after! While it’s not obligatory to shower your bridesmaids and groomsmen with gifts, as they are undoubtedly happy to share in your special day sans presents, it...

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Zola's Most Popular Registry Gifts in Every State

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Zola's Most Popular Registry Gifts in Every State

Creating your wedding registry is an exciting task! But with so many options to choose from you may need some guidance on where to start. Luckily our friends, and wedding experts, at Zola are here to guide you. Zola’s registry team dove deep to find the most popular gifts across the country. From...

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The Best Wedding Party Gifts for Everyone in Your Squad

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The Best Wedding Party Gifts for Everyone in Your Squad

Your wedding party has seen you through the twists and turns of wedding planning. From hosting showers and offering advice to standing by your side on your big day, they continue to put in a lot of work to support you on this monumental event. What better way to say thank you than a heartfelt gift?

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You’re Engaged! 4 Great Ways To Make The Announcement

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You’re Engaged! Engagement Announcement Ideas

Congratulations on one of the most exciting milestones of your life! This is such an exciting time and you’re just dying to share all of the fun details with everyone you know. Enjoy these practical and fun ideas on how to announce your engagement.

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Finding the Perfect Wedding Ring

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Finding the Perfect Wedding Ring

With engagement season almost upon us, we know there are quite a few soon-to-be fiancés looking for advice on how to choose the perfect ring. We’re here to help! The first thing you need to know is your partner!

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9 Great Ways to Use Photos Taken by Guests | Wedgewood Weddings

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9 Great Ways to Use Photos Taken by Guests

Wedding photos are important to your special day, especially years later. While you'll likely have a professional photographer to capture all of those special moments, your guests will also take lots of pictures throughout your wedding. So, you’ll certainly want to look at ways of gathering those...

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Wedding Planners - Your Insider's Guide

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Wedding Planners - Your Insider's Guide

Curious about what a wedding planner actually does? You’re not alone. And, what about the difference between a wedding planner, designer and coordinator? Let us spell it out.

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Wedding Seating Plans, Simplified

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Wedding Seating Plans, Simplified

You have your venue, you’re finalizing your menu selection, and now it’s time to arrange your guests and tables for your perfect wedding reception. You’ve probably heard stories about the great wall of Post-Its with lists of names, stacks of scratch paper with endless notes, and guest list “A”...

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Why Southern California is Your Perfect Wedding Destination

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Why Choose Southern California for Your Wedding Destination

Before you can start any official wedding planning, one of the first decisions you have to consider is where you want to get married! While most couples stay local to where they live, many choose to set off to a destination that's far from home. But, destination weddings don't have to be limited to...

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Two brides by the lake at Mountain View Ranch

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How to Plan a Minimalist Wedding in Colorado

If you're planning a minimalist Colorado wedding, you can rest assured that you picked the right state. With all its natural beauty, achieving an elegant-yet-effortless vibe is super easy.

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Wedding Registry Tips: How To Start Your New Life Together

Ah, weddings! Moments where laughter bubbles like champagne and the sweet melody of love spreads like a fairytale. It's the soft glow of fairy lights reflecting in teary eyes and the electric energy of two souls stepping into a shared forever.

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Expert planning team at Secret Garden by Wedgewood Weddings

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Your Complete Team of Wedding Professionals

At Wedgewood Weddings, we live and breathe weddings. Our planners and coordinators have an average of at least 110 weddings under their belt and are masters of making sure things go correctly and smoothly. Put simply, you’re in good, no — amazing — hands with your Wedgewood Weddings team. You get a...

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25 Wedding Registry Must-Haves | Wedgewood Weddings

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Must-Have Items for Your Wedding Registry

Among all the wedding planning processes, picking items for your wedding registry is one of the most fun! The tradition of wedding registries has been around since the 1930s and has long served as a valuable way for guests to celebrate the happy couple's new lives together. Now that online...

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Real Wedding at Tapestry House with Whitney and Jonah | Wedgewood Weddings

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Whitney & Jonah's Charming Wedding at Tapestry House

Northern Colorado is a favorite for gorgeous summer days and amazing scenic views; for Whitney and Jonah, it's not only the place they call home, but it was also where they said, 'I do.' On the north side of Fort Collins, they discovered their ideal wedding venue at Tapestry House by Wedgewood...

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Save the Date Cards: Etiquette & Trends

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Save the Date Cards: Etiquette & Trends

Save the date cards are a popular way for couples to announce their upcoming wedding and ensure their loved ones mark the date on their calendars. Let's explore the typical wedding etiquette for save the date cards, the best ways to send them in today's digital age, the history behind their...

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Couple having fun at the beach

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From Fiancé to Forever: 9 Ways to Strengthen Your Bond

You're absolutely smitten with your partner, and it's hard to imagine anything changing that. While every relationship requires effort, we prefer to think of it as giving attention – the kind that keeps your connection strong and vibrant. No one wants to take their loved one for granted, and you're...

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Paige and Ben - outdoor ceremony at The Pines

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I Do's And Mountain Views: Love At The Pines

Check out this beautiful summer wedding at The Pines in Golden, Colorado! Paige and Ben chose a fantastic day to tie the knot surrounded by their family and friends. They incorporated unique details such as board games and even a custom bottle of champagne to commemorate their union. Join us for a...

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Your Sacramento Wedding Guide

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Your Sacramento Wedding Guide

California hosts over 250,000 weddings every year, and the Sacramento area has no shortage of wedding celebrations. The scenery and multitude of activities entice people from all over the world to get married in this picturesque landscape.

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a bride and groom doing a first look

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The Benefits Of Doing A First Look

By now, you've probably heard of the superstition that it's bad luck for couples to see each other on their wedding day. However, the "first look" trend has caught on over the last few years and gained immense popularity. The first look is a private, intimate moment between partners when they first...

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25 Tips to save on your wedding

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25 Clever Tips to Save on Your Wedding

Planning a wedding can be expensive, but it doesn't have to break the bank. With some thoughtful planning, you can have an amazing wedding on a budget. Start by setting realistic expectations - grand weddings often have astronomical price tags. Focus on what matters most, like celebrating your love...

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DIY Favors for guests

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DIY Low-Cost Favors Your Guests Will Actually Love

Looking for a way to thank your guests for attending your wedding? Wedding favors are a great way to show some love and appreciation to your guests! It's also something unique that will help them remember the day. And the good news is that you can give your guests memorable gifts without breaking...

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Couple on laptop

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Be the Best Virtual Guest

Received a recent wedding invite? Take this as the universe telling you to say Yes! While we all know there's nothing quite like shaking a leg on the dance floor and catching the bouquet in person, sometimes life has other plans. But here's the fun twist: attending in any way is always better than...

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SoCal Wedding Inspo: Bride and groom kissing on the beach

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SoCal Spring Wedding Inspiration

Got your eyes set on a SoCal wedding in the springtime? We love it! Sunny weather, beautiful venue options, loads of local activities—you've got lots to work with to create a classic Californian wedding. But to help you narrow your options, our SoCal wedding experts are here to provide their top...

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7 Reasons To Love A Winter Wedding

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7 Reasons To Love A Winter Wedding

Winter: Your secret weapon to a stunning, dramatic, and downright magical wedding. From snow-capped mountains to easier planning, you’ll warm right up to these unique winter wedding advantages. If you're a sucker for Hallmark holiday movies and sipping hot toddies in front of a roaring fire, then...

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Couple posing in front of trees - Carlsbad Windmill by Wedgewood Weddings

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Five Things To Consider When Picking A Date

You’re probably very aware by now that the first thing everyone asks you after you get engaged is “when's the big day?” It can seem a little overwhelming to think about scheduling when you've only just gotten engaged, and for good reason! That's why we usually recommend that you steer clear of...

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Wedding Seasons: How To Find The Ideal Wedding Date

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Wedding Seasons: How To Pick a Wedding Date

Picking a wedding date sounds like the easiest part of getting married. After all, how hard could it be to find a day that works for everyone? These days, “everyone” must include the couple of honor, their friends and families, plus the venue, the photographer, the caterer, and the list goes on....

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Find Your Venue Match

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Find Your Venue Match

You found the love of your life and want to spend together forever... that means it's time to go shopping for your wedding venue! If you're just starting your search or have a few spots in mind, let our Venue Match Quiz help you find a location that fits you, your style, and your budget. Start the...

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Tasty, On-Trend Wedding Cake Ideas

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Tasty, On-Trend Wedding Cake Ideas

Need wedding cake inspiration? Take a look at these delicious and stylish cakes that have graced our cake tables recently. Depending on your theme, these wedding cake decoration and flavor ideas may inspire your wedding cake design! What’s trendy and beautiful? We've seen many show-stopping cake...

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The Ultimate Guide to Phoenix Wedding Venues

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The Ultimate Guide to Phoenix Wedding Venues

With over 300 days of sunshine per year, it’s no surprise that Arizona has become one of the top wedding destinations for couples around the country. The heart of which is the greater Phoenix area known for its warm weather, the affordable housing market and the booming economy. Whether you’re...

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Grapes at a vineyard/winery

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Wine-Down Your Wedding Reception

Pairing wine with your meal service is a delightful way to enhance the overall dining experience for you and your guests! There are many ways that wine can be incorporated and take your meal from great to exceptional. Here are 5 general guidelines to help you effectively pair wine with meals.

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couple outside looking at laptop

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5 Tips For A Successful Wedding Website

Of the many experiences you'll have in your lifetime, one that will excite you the most—and one that you're sure to want to remember—is your wedding. After all, there's nothing quite like having your own celebration for the life you're looking forward to with your partner.

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How to Stay in Love While Hanging at Home - 50 Questions!

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50 Questions: Deepen Your Romantic Connection

Prepare yourself to foster a deeper connection, build a stronger relationship, and enhance mutual understanding with your significant other. Ever contemplated the depths of your beloved's personality, the traits yet to be discovered, the stories yet to be told? Our guide invites you to make your...

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Latest Wedding Trends

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Latest Wedding Trends

We love that, in recent years, weddings have become a production. Thanks to Pinterest and other social media, everyone's going all-out on a gorgeous wedding, and we love seeing all the latest trends come through our venues. Refer to our up-to-the-minute wedding trend guide to stay ahead of the...

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The Latest Wedding Dress Trends | Wedgewood Weddings

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Introducing the Latest Wedding Dress Trends

When it comes to wedding dresses, classic white ball gowns are always in style. However, there are many wedding dress trends for 2023/2024 that breathe new life into the classic silhouettes we all know and love. From floral accents and earthy hues to minimalist and functional, check out our...

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Say 'I Do' at Canopy Grove in Escondido

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Say 'I Do' at Canopy Grove in Escondido

In the hidden foothills of Escondido, CA sits the newest and most luxurious ranch-style wedding venue in San Diego’s North County. We're excited to announce Canopy Grove will open for events in early 2023. This venue features gorgeous, manicured grounds, an open-air ceremony area, and a grand barn...

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Real Wedding: A Magical Union at The Retreat, CA

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Real Wedding: A Magical Union at The Retreat, CA

Join us in admiring this magical union of two remarkable brides at The Retreat by Wedgewood Weddings in Corona, CA. Kayla and Robin shared their vows in early 2020 on an absolutely picture-perfect day in Southern California. When we saw the stunning photographs from Beautiful Day Photography, we...

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Dessert bar - cake with cupcake display

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Dessert Advice For A Sweet & Flavorful Wedding

Your wedding cake and wedding dessert tables are a big deal. To help you decide what to choose for your wedding day, we've asked our experts for their tips based on what they've seen at real weddings recently. Whether you're looking to match your wedding theme, have a sweet tooth, or feel...

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Expert Advice On How To Choose Your Wedding Date - Wedgewood Weddings

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Expert Advice: How To Choose Your Wedding Date

Selecting your wedding date is one of the most notorious steps of wedding planning—and for good reason! It can have a significant impact on the style, weather, and planning of your wedding. While you may receive a lot of pressure from friends and family to set a date, don't rush this step. You'll...

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Virtual Tour of the Best Venues in Colorado

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Virtual Tour of the Best Venues in Colorado

Colorado is home to a diverse landscape of snow-covered mountains, arid desert and scenic river canyons—making it the ultimate natural playground and a popular wedding destination. Whether you’re a fan of breathtaking mountain views, babbling creeks, outdoor adventures, lush forests or small trendy...

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Couple on the couch, laughing while on their phone

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How Tech Can Make Your Relationship Stronger

Did you find love after swiping right? It's no surprise that more and more romantic relationships begin through the use of technology. A study conducted at Stanford University reported that around 40 percent of couples now meet online. It’s wonderful to see that so many are able to utilize...

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Couple feeding each other

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Wedding Menu? Here's How To!

From appetizers that tantalize to entrees that satisfy, we're here to answer your burning questions: "how to choose a wedding menu?", "what is a good menu for a wedding?", and more. Let's dive into our world of scrumptious wedding food ideas and exquisite catering options. Most people are unsure...

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Bride's Generosity Turns Cancelled Wedding into Celebration

In a remarkable display of resilience and compassion, a bride forced to cancel her wedding just days before the event transformed adversity into a memorable celebration benefiting Parents Helping Parents, a nonprofit for those raising children with disabilities. Faced with unexpected information...

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Latest Trends in Bridesmaid Dresses | Wedgewood Weddings

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Latest Trends in Bridesmaid Dresses

Wedding bells are fast approaching. The excitement of your loved ones is uncontainable. Everything is set for the celebration, thanks to everyone who lent a helping hand leading up to the wedding day. They are close to the heart of the bride: they are her emotional support and her ray of sunshine...

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Wedding Color Combinations You’ll Love | Wedgewood Weddings

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Wedding Color Combos You’ll Love

Picking your color combinations for your wedding is one of the most fun parts of the planning process and it’s what ultimately ties everything together. From attire to bouquets, flower arrangements, décor, and the all-important cake, there’s a huge amount of planning that needs to go into your big...

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Exceptional Eats Options from Wedgewood Weddings

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Your Menu, Elevated: Introducing Exceptional Eats

Your wedding celebration just got even more delicious! We are thrilled to announce several mouthwatering new entrees added to our award-winning menu, available exclusively at select properties. These new dishes were carefully crafted by our expert chefs to provide your guests with an unforgettable...

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Plan Your Unique Las Vegas Wedding

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Plan Your Unique Las Vegas Wedding

When you hear the phrase “Vegas Wedding”, you may picture an Elvis impersonator performing a ceremony for a couple that met that very day. Parents/relatives are not invited, the bride and groom may or may not be sober, and the whole thing is finished in ten minutes or less. However, the beauty of...

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